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Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy media tycoon and a thorn in Beijing’s side

By Jerome Taylor A rags-to-riches millionaire, media tycoon Jimmy Lai is a self-styled “troublemaker” who has been a thorn in Beijing’s side for decades thanks to his caustic tabloids and unapologetic support for democracy. Lai’s arrest on Monday under a new national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong will come as little surprise to […]